ADVERT ID 156534

Special Needs Assistant

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Glencastle N.S.

Glencastle
Bunnahowen
Ballina
F26NP79
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Deactivated
Level:
Primary
Date Posted:
Mon Jul 19 2021 15:06:08
Application Closing Date:
Tue Aug 3 2021
Commencement Date:
Mon Aug 30 2021
Status of Post:
Standard SNA
Number of Vacancies:
1
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SCHOOL TYPE

School Type:
Mainstream with Special Classes
School Structure:
Vertical
Gender:
Co-Educational
School Patronage:
Catholic
Classification:
DEIS Rural
Total No. of Teaching Staff:
6
Current Enrolment:
60
Droichead school:
No
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POST DETAILS

Panel of Applicants:
An internal panel of suitable applicants may be set up to fill vacancies which may occur within a specific time period (four months for teacher posts and the duration of the school year for SNA posts) from the date on which the Board approves the successful candidate.
Additional Information:
This SNA post is to provide communication support through Irish Sign Language (ISL)
The successful candidate must have sufficient proficiency in ISL and sufficient language skills to support the student's communication through ISL. Ideally the successful candidate will hold a qualification in Deaf Studies, ISL Teaching or ISL Interpreting.
Duties, will include the provision of ISL support to a specific student, and will include supporting the student’s communication with teachers, staff and other students.
This appointment requires somebody who demonstrates flexibility, is a team player, has a calm disposition, is confident in dealing with behaviours that challenge, is physically active, has supervision skills and shows initiative.
The following requirements are desirable:
-experience managing intimate care
-up to date training in Manual Handling and First Aid
Garda vetting and medical approval is required.
This position is that of SNA, Department of Education & Skills (DES) employee, with all usual SNA terms and conditions attached.

The successful candidate will be placed on the appropriate point of the SNA salary scale, having due regard to their qualifications and experience. This is an interim arrangement until such time as the provisions of the Irish Sign Language Act 2017 are implemented, which provides for a scheme for ISL support for students in recognised schools whose primary language is ISL.
Documented proficiency in ISL is essential for all applicants of this post.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • Referees (name, role, contact no.)

  • Copy of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees

  • CV (Unbound/Slide Binder)
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Post
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APPLY TO THIS JOB VACANCY

Roll Number:
13222P
Apply To:
Chairperson Tom Mc Andrew
Glencastle
Bunnahowen
Ballina
Co Mayo
F26NP79
County:
Mayo
097 82283

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